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Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Programme Catalogue 2014/15

TSPA-ADC15: PG Cert Prescribing & Therapeutics


Mode of attendance: Distance Learning

Year 1

Follow this link for further information on the NFAAR NFAAR-CPD assessment regulations: assessment regulations for students commencing study from 2011/12 onwards (students who commenced prior to 2011/12 should consult their programme handbook for their assessment regulations):
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 15 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Exemption: Unit PA50249 has a pass mark of 50% rather than 40%
  • Taught credits: 30

Modular - no specific semester: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
PA50249 Independent prescribing 18 Credits
Optional Units: Select 2 units from the following list:
PA50186 Cardiovascular therapeutics 6 Credits
PA50187 Gastro-intestinal therapeutics 6 Credits
PA50188 Oncology 6 Credits
PA50190 Public health pharmacy 6 Credits
PA50199 Respiratory therapeutics 6 Credits
PA50200 Mental health 6 Credits
PA50201 Endocrinology 6 Credits
PA50202 Neurology 6 Credits
PA50212 Clinical skills placement 6 Credits
PA50216 Medicines management in general practice 6 Credits
PA50217 Medicines management in the NHS 6 Credits
PA50221 Prescribing for special groups 6 Credits
PA50223 Surgery 6 Credits
PA50233 Infections 6 Credits
PA50235 Management of minor ailments 6 Credits
PA50240 Using evidence in practice 6 Credits
PA50267 Professional skills development 6 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.